Vol. 11 - Issue 1
January/February 2010


Lead Paint Warning
Many manufacturers and dealers aren’t prepared for the new EPA rules regarding lead paint removal. If you’re not aware of the new regulations, which affect window contractors and come with steep fines, be sure to read the article for what you need to do, including getting certified.

IBS Preview
The upcoming International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas will feature a range of products to help you grow your business.

Attend Fenestration Day
Door and window manufacturers should make plans now to attend Fenestration Day on March 16, 2010 in Schaumburg, Ill. The educational event will focus on a series of seminars aimed specifically at fenestration manufacturersand the issues affecting them.

When Going Green Goes “Gotcha”
Both dealers and manufacturers can learn lessons from a manufacturer and distributor embroiled in legal troubles surrounding the advertising of energy-efficient windows. Learn what steps you can take to not become a target.

Plant Tour
Toronto’s Window City is a plant full of high-tech automation you won’t find in many window plants. The company is entering the U.S. market this year with unique products, including a new door product. Find out what else makes Window City unique.







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